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Okuma releases GENOS L3000-M cutting lathe

September 012016
Okuma releases GENOS L3000-M cutting lathe

September 1, 2016 – Okuma’s GENOS L3000-M one-saddle lathe is designed for cutting a wide range of exotic materials. The integral spindle motor provides increased machining capacity and highly rigid guideways handle powerful cutting capabilities. At IMTS 2016 the GENOS L3000-M will be cutting a steel pinion drive for the automotive industry with Iscar tooling, a member of Partner’s in THINC.

The GENOS L3000-M has high speed milling, and Y-axis options on specific models allowing users to select the specifications for a particular workpiece length and shape. Shop floor productivity is increased with a mounted NC tailstock that allows for easy setup of various workpieces. TAS-C (Thermo Active Stabilizer) construction is standard and automatically compensates thermal effects to maintain tight tolerances.

Features include:

  • A separate cooling tank for quick servicing
  • Spindle access to reduce operator work burden and maintenance tasks
  • Reduced chip accumulation during long, continuous runs decreases machine downtime for cleaning. 

Key features of Okuma’s GENOS L3000-M horizontal lathe:

  • Max Turning Diameter/Length  (in)  Ø 11.8
  • Spindle Nose/Chuck    (in)   A2-8 /10
  • RPM Range      38~3,800
  • Tailstock      NC: MT#5
  • Rapid Traverse   (X/Z), ipm 984/1,180
  • Floor Space    (in)  98 x 74
  • Weight     (lb)  11,023

About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma.